Times and Places
A captivating short story collection that confronts universal questions in an array of vivid landscapes and cultures, in war and peace. Bridge's stories take us to China, Russia, Germany, England, Zambia and Brunei - and to the living center of the human heart. More
In Times and Places Gillian Bridge takes us on journeys to ancient and modern China, revolutionary Russia, 20th century England, Germany, Africa and southeast Asia. Along the way we discover the dangers of black mamba snakes snakes, we learn about dissecting a cadaver, about dentistry, pregnancy and orchids. We witness an aristocratic German picnic and we study the meaning of delicate moth eyebrows. But most importantly, these stories transport us to the living center of the human heart.
In prose as precise and sparkling as diamonds, Bridges characters confront universal questions in an array of landscapes and cultures, in war and in peace. A collection of stories to treasure.
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